Highlights from Aron Ralston's (E'97) Keynote Speech
Aron Ralston (E'97) delivered the keynote address at Carnegie Mellon University's 114th commencement on May 15, 2011. Ralston's heroic story of survival is the subject of the film "127 Hours." Pinned by a half-ton boulder in a Utah canyon for nearly a week, Ralston turned to the analytical problem solving skills he acquired at Carnegie Mellon University to survive and eventually free himself. Please note, due to contractual obligations we cannot post the entire keynote address by Mr. Ralston,
The King's Speech: The First Executive Coach?
The film The King's Speech was particularly interesting for the work of Lionel Logue, the speech therapist, who could be considered the first executive coach to King George V1th. The quality of the relationship is key: the coach creates a safe environment in which leaders can experience a trusting relationship where the only agenda is to support the learning of the Leader. At its best, coaching is effective in helping individuals to develop a more effective and impactful communication style; man
2200 mpg solar car needs no gas
Purdue student engineers have designed a street-legal solar-powered commuter car that needs no gas. It can be plugged in to charge, but the solar panels generate so much electricity the car has enough juice to power an air conditioner and additional accessories. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/general/2011/110422M-PesynaSolar.html
Purdue TAP Green Enterprise Development Video
As part of a mission to serve the citizens and organizations of Indiana, Purdue¹s Technical Assistance Program created Green Enterprise Development, or Green ED, providing green skills that get real bottom line results. Green ED helps organizations manage its triple bottom line, addressing financial, human, and societal interests.
Compliment Guy pays final compliment at Purdue Commencement
Purdue Compliment Guy Cameron Brown will make his last appearance as a Purdue student on the Elliott Hall of Music stage during Purdue's last Spring 2011 commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday (May 15). http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/students/2011/110512BrownCommence.html
Obama bolsters Purdue-led electric vehicle advances
Purdue University successfully staged the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's first electric vehicle grand prix on the same weekend President Obama comes to Indianapolis to praise electric vehicle advances in Indiana. Purdue's fledgling ev engineers are taking their new expertise off of the track and onto the street.
Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger addresses new Purdue graduates
Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was a guest speaker and honorary degree recipient during Purdue University's spring 2011 graduation ceremonies conducted in Elliott Hall of Music on the West Lafayette campus http://www.purdue.edu/commencement
Fireworks Highlight SMU Founders' Day Celebration
Watch the fireworks show that highlighted SMU's inaugural Founders' Day Celebration on April 15, marking the 100th anniversary of SMU's founding in 1911. Read more at http://www.smu.edu/100
SMU Founders Day Weekend
Alumni from around the globe gathered at Dallas Hall for fireworks and a giant birthday card as SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding Friday on the University's Main Quadrangle. The event was the first of several scheduled for SMU's Founder's Day Weekend, April 15-17. The april 15 event, complete with proclamations and resolutions, also officially launched the University's multi-year Second Century Celebration, commemorating the centennial of the University's founding in 1911 a
New York Stock Exchange Rings Closing Bell at SMU Cox
The New York Stock Exchange came to SMU to discuss the global economy and ring the closing bell.
Moody Foundation gift to drive major Moody Coliseum renovation
A $20 million gift from the Moody Foundation will help provide an extensive expansion and renovation of Moody Coliseum, a campus and Dallas landmark that is home to the pageantry of SMU Commencement as well as numerous speaking, athletics and community events such as concerts and high school graduations. "Moody Coliseum has long been a signature space to the University and the city," says R. Gerald Turner, SMU president. "With this generous gift from the Moody Foundation, the coliseum will be r
Opening Ceremonies for SMU's Centennial Celebration
Alumni from around the globe, as well as SMU students, faculty and staff, gathered at Dallas Hall on April 15, 2011, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the University's founding in 1911.
Think Green Valpo
Video features Valparaiso University students offering their "green tips" as the campus celebrates Earth Week 2011. As part of an effort to create a more environmentally friendly campus - in addition to more environmentally sustainable homes for campus community members - Valpo will celebrate Earth Week with the theme "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Relearn," beginning Monday, April 18, and continuing through Thursday, April 21. Because Earth Day takes place on Good Friday, April 22, when classes are
President for a day 2011
Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler exchanged his suit and tie for a backpack and a notebook on April 20, switching roles with a student, senior german major Emily German, in an event sponsored by Valpo's Mortar Board to raise money for charity.
Team Aerial Kapture-Aerial Photography at Valpo
Team Aerial Kapture was to provide the Valparaiso University Art Department with a user controlled mobile aerial camera that will allow students to safely capture photographs from a variety of indoor locations.
Just Dance: Valpo Edition-Crusader
LipDub at Valpo. Come join the fun!
College of Engineering Student Robot Demonstration
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UPC Spring Concert - Far East Movement
Valparaiso University hosted top 40 artist Far East Movement in a concert at the Harre Union on April 28, 2011. Valpo students Kevin Brown and Dion Robinson performed in in the opening act. More information on upcoming concerts and events can be found at valpo.edu/union.
Valpo Just Dance LipDub - Behind the Scenes
Behind the scenes with Valpo's first LipDub
GoNU.TV Series Recap - Baseball vs. William and Mary - April 29-May 1, 2011
On a beautiful spring afternoon at Friedman Diamond in Brookline, Mass., the Northeastern University baseball team fell to the William & Mary Tribe 5-4 in the rubber match of a weekend CAA series.